The first table below looks at the demand for the Programmer role in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bristol region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 62 48 58
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 5 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.65% 0.57% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.63% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 8
Average daily rate
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£363 - £248
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 - £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 - £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.65 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-8.11% +7.04%
Job Titles Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
722 479 766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.64% 91.24% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 311 476
Average daily rate £366 £348 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.39% +2.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 20 40
Average hourly rate £17.25 £17.35 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% -20.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £44.75 £41.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Programmer
South West

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Programmer in the job title across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Programmer across the Bristol region.

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Programmer across the Bristol region.

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region that cited Programmer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Programmer in their job title.

1 6 (46.15%) SAS
2 4 (30.77%) HTML
2 4 (30.77%) Data Mining
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) CSS
3 3 (23.08%) jQuery
4 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (15.38%) MySQL
4 2 (15.38%) PHP
4 2 (15.38%) Drupal
4 2 (15.38%) CATIA
4 2 (15.38%) Twitter
4 2 (15.38%) Sass
4 2 (15.38%) LESS
4 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 2 (15.38%) LAMP
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) IPTV
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (7.69%) WCF
5 1 (7.69%) LINQ
5 1 (7.69%) Streaming Video
5 1 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Retail
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (7.69%) HTML5

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region that cited Programmer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (46.15%) SAS
2 2 (15.38%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) CATIA
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
1 1 (7.69%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Data Mining
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
1 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
1 1 (7.69%) Electronics
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
1 4 (30.77%) CSS
2 3 (23.08%) jQuery
3 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (15.38%) Sass
3 2 (15.38%) LESS
3 2 (15.38%) LAMP
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.69%) WCF
4 1 (7.69%) LINQ
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (7.69%) HTML5
4 1 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (7.69%) REST
4 1 (7.69%) CSS3
4 1 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (7.69%) .NET
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) IPTV
1 1 (7.69%) Streaming Video
1 1 (7.69%) MPEG
1 1 (7.69%) DTV
1 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) TDD
2 1 (7.69%) MVC
2 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) PHP
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) C
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) C++
3 1 (7.69%) COBOL
3 1 (7.69%) Fortran
3 1 (7.69%) Pascal
3 1 (7.69%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Twitter
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
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